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The location of Secoal

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Census Data for Secoal ...

As far as we can tell, Secoal has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Secoal, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Charleston49,138   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
 South Charleston12,859   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Saint Albans10,553   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Dunbar7,543   N   26 miles [41.8 km]

Boone County ...

Secoal is located in Boone County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Boone County.

Population Rings for Secoal ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Secoal and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Secoal. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Secoal, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]22,865-6.86%
10 mi   [16 km]43,807-6.92%
15 mi   [24 km]97,582-7.8%
20 mi   [32 km]108,265-7.98%
25 mi   [40 km]1614,977-6.99%
30 mi   [48 km]31109,399-4.91%

Miscellaneous Information for Secoal ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Boone County or the community of Secoal:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Secoal:

GNIS ID for Secoal: 1546539

GNIS ID for Boone County: 1550009

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 005 (Boone County)

Place Code: 72650 (Secoal)

State & County Code: 54/005 (West Virginia / Boone County)

State & Place Code: 54/72650 (West Virginia / Secoal)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Secoal is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Secoal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Secoal. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/


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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Secoal. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Secoal) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Secoal. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Secoal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Secoal. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9794, Longitude: -81.8079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Secoal have been estimated.

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Secoal.